•5 pages minimum
•6 Secondary sources (minimum—you will probably max out and find that you really need about 8)
•Works cited page – importance !!!!!
+ You are all passionate about something! Here is your chance to talk about it. Chose a controversial topic that you are passionate about, become familiar with both sides of the issue and come up with a thesis that supports your argument.
+ Follow the structure in your handouts or another source that explains the Rogerian argument structure (there are several variations on formatting out there—any of which are fine to use). Another great debate paper structure is the Toulmin Model. Here is the link for an excellent video walk through!